Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is dedicated to serving to entrepreneurs and small companies succeed by offering entry to modern analysis assets and high quality help from skilled enterprise librarians.
Figuring out Opponents, Companions and Clients
Use our subscription databases to construct mailing and phone lists of potential shoppers. Find potential enterprise companions, carry out aggressive intelligence analysis and establish market traits. Deal with discovering the heartbeat of a neighborhood, or develop your scope internationally. Specialised print enterprise directories are additionally obtainable for reference at CLP – Essential (Oakland).
Learn and evaluation commerce journals for market analysis and business data. Use United States Census knowledge to study extra about your buyer base. Discover business surveys and data for monitoring traits by our databases.
A robust marketing strategy is vital for securing funding on your enterprise. View free pattern enterprise plans on-line for a lot of several types of companies or go to CLP – Essential (Oakland) for print pattern plans. Use marketing strategy supplies in-person, or use your library card to entry a fillable marketing strategy template and different enterprise associated do-it-yourself authorized kinds by Gale Authorized Kinds. Further free marketing strategy templates for start-ups and established companies can be found from our accomplice SCORE.
Registering Your Enterprise
Go to native and state websites for licensing and registration data. Contact us for help figuring out duplicate enterprise names and extra. Free guides and pamphlets from federal, state and native authorities places of work are additionally obtainable for entrepreneurs within the Small Enterprise part at CLP – Essential (Oakland).
Contact our native companions for added help for looking for funding, persevering with training and particular help for women- and minority-owned companies.